ASSIMILATE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ASSIMILATE
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 v.  incorporate and absorb into mind; make similar; cause to resemble
Classic Sentence:
1  They are in our homes; they are the associates of our children, and they form their minds faster than we can; for they are a race that children always will cling to and assimilate with.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XIX
2  Lily made a movement which showed her imperfect assimilation of this example.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: Chapter 4
3  Scientific people,' proceeded the Time Traveller, after the pause required for the proper assimilation of this, 'know very well that Time is only a kind of Space.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Context  Highlight   In I
4  The liberalizing tendencies of the latter half of the eighteenth century brought, along with kindlier relations between black and white, thoughts of ultimate adjustment and assimilation.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Context  Highlight   In III
5  It was as if a new birth, with stronger assimilations than the first, had converted the forest-land, still so uncongenial to every other pilgrim and wanderer, into Hester Prynne's wild and dreary, but life-long home.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Context  Highlight   In V. HESTER AT HER NEEDLE
6  Her mouth was dry as she assimilated this knowledge and she swallowed and looked into his eyes, trying to find some clue.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLVII
7  Yet he loved "our Russian peasants" and their way of life with his whole soul, and for that very reason had understood and assimilated the one way and manner of farming which produced good results.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 16: CHAPTER VII
8  Instead of working wickedness by night and growing more debased in the assimilating of it by day, she shall take her place with the other Angels.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVI
Example Sentence: (16 in 2 pages)
1  The child would then assimilate this object into its already formed concept of table, with no further consequence.
2  You shouldn't expect immigrants to assimilate into an alien culture immediately.
3  Some foreigners assimilate easily into our way of life.
4  Children assimilate new information very quickly.
5  The European Union should remain flexible enough to assimilate more countries quickly.
6  There is every sign that new Asian-Americans are just as willing to assimilate.
7  The manner in which the United States was able to assimilate immigrants during the 19th and early 20th century will always be a source of pride to Americans.
8  They assimilated their customs and behavior to the new environment.
9  Immigrants have been successfully assimilated into the community.
10  Newcomers to the company are soon assimilated into the culture.
11  Many new immigrants have not yet assimilated fully into the new culture.
12  Some foods assimilate/ are assimilated more easily than others.
13  What we eat is assimilated into our systems.
14  They assimilated their customs and behaviour to the new environment.
15  On the surface, this change suggests that culturally assimilating to white Anglo-Saxon Protestant ideals is no longer a prerequisite to winning.